PJ McGarrity

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After the writedown: How Microsoft squandered its $6.3B buy of ad giant aQuantive

It was supposed to change everything for Microsoft, creating a viable rival to Google and establishing the Redmond company as a force in online …

Apple hires former Microsoft, Amazon executive to head corporate security

As its battle with the FBI continues, Apple has reportedly hired a former Amazon executive to oversee its corporate digital defenses, according to Reuters. George Stathakopoulos was vice president of information security at Amazon for 6 years and was a general manager at Microsoft for 10 years …

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How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

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Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE

Apple Inc on Monday unveiled a smaller, cheaper iPhone aimed at emerging markets and possibly China, the world's biggest buyer of smartphones, as the technology company looks to reverse a decline in worldwide sales of its most important product.<p>The new device, called the iPhone SE, has a 4-inch …

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American Apparel offering on-demand delivery via Postmates partnership

Clothing brand American Apparel has formally partnered with startup Postmates to offer consumers on-demand delivery (within the hour) of Basics clothing, which includes standard tees, sweatshirts, body suits, pants, leggings and dresses for all genders. The service will be offered in 79 American …

Microsoft Agrees Hiring Go-Go Dancers For Its Xbox Party Was Wrong

Microsoft says it was "unequivocally wrong" for hosting a party with scantily dressed female dancers during a video game developers' conference.<p>The party sparked a firestorm of criticism this week, in an industry that's been struggling to overcome longstanding complaints that it has objectified …

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“Smarter” Foursquare offers new recommendations as it eyes strategic investment

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Foursquare<p>Make no bones about it, Foursquare has been adrift in rough waters. The company has been struggling to make …